La grandeur d'âme - by Louis-Antoine Marquis de Caraccioli - à Paris, chez Nyon, 1764 - XVI pp., 412 pages, (2) ff. - period marbled full calfskin binding - 10.5 x 17 cm.
Condition: Partially missing crowns, a 1 cm crack on one joint, sound hinges, 3 cropped corners, ribbed spine adorned with gilded fleurons and garnet morocco title label, rare foxing, red edges. Complete.
Contents: des désirs, des sens, des plaisirs, de la superstition, des pensées, de la liberté, des défauts, etc.
Louis-Antoine Caraccioli, born 6 November 1719 in Le Mans and died on 29 May 1803 (at 83) in Paris, was a French writer, polygraph, author of literary, historical, political, theological works, etc.
Born into a cadet branch of the Neapolitan house of this name, he entered the oratory in 1739, which he left shortly thereafter, he spent some time in Poland, where he educated prince Rzewuski, he then returned to Paris, where he completely devoted himself to writing and lived off the product of his pen. Ruined by the French Revolution, he received a pension of 2,000 French livres from the Convention, in 1795.
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